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Feb 06, 2017
Union Budget 2017: Swachh Bharat Abhiyan gets good funds but what about water?There was an expectation that the government would acknowledge the importance of drinking water and make higher allocations for NRDWP in the recent 2017 Budget
Jan 26, 2017
Arun Jaitley likely to scrap PDS sugar subsidy in budget, save Rs 4,500 croreAt present, the scheme has a target of 40 crore beneficiaries of below the poverty line (BPL) families.
Jan 25, 2017
Budget 2017 offers chance for Narendra Modi government to revamp schooling in IndiaThe 2017-18 budget is an opportunity for the government to concentrate on improving school education for over 260.5 million children who enrolled in elementary and secondary school in 2015-16–children who will form the core of India’s working-age population, one billion by 2030, the largest in the world.
Jan 25, 2017
Universal basic income in Budget? The proposal shouldn't be disruptive like demonetisationIn a year when the pressure will be high on the government to meet its fiscal deficit targets while reviving the economy post-demonetisation, the budget cannot afford to incorporate a radical move like UBI
Jan 23, 2017
Budget agenda: To tackle higher education mess, increase allocation to sectorA five-point agenda to transform India into a knowledge economy
Jan 23, 2017
Budget may levy new cess to provide social security to coolies"The proposal makes a lot sense because 10 paisa cess per ticket will not burn of a hole into travellers' pockets. Besides it would help railways to mop up funds to provide social security to coolies," said the source.
Jan 18, 2017
Narendra Modi's social security system for poor is a good idea if corruption pitfalls are avoidedIn a country where 90 percent of the workforce are in the unorganised sector, a social security system which the Narendra Modi government is likely to announce in the Union Budget 2017 could be the next logical step, provided the pitfalls are avoided.
Jan 17, 2017
Government evaluating pros and cons of income transfer scheme, says reportThe debate is whether it should be a universal basic income or a targetted transfer of funds for the economically weaker sections
Jan 15, 2017
Demonetisation: With polls round the corner, Budget may have a few sops for devastated weaversWith elections being announced in UP and the North East, the weaver community suddenly becomes a critical focal group
Jan 12, 2017
Asaduddin Owaisi's model of a Muslim budget isn’t a bad idea; but why only Muslims?All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen’s president, Asaduddin Owaisi, has an interesting proposition on how to overhaul the current budget structure